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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 54A, NEW JERSEY GROSS INCOME TAX ACT

    Chapter 8: Payment of tax; returns; extension of time.

      Section: 54A:8-8: Definitions relative to payment of estimated gross income tax on real property sales by nonresidents.

           1. As used in P.L.2004, c.55 (C.54A:8-8 et seq.):

"Administrative costs" means an amount equal to $10.00 per estimated gross income tax form filed with a county recording officer, which may be retained by the county treasurer from the estimated gross income tax payment accompanying such form to provide the resources necessary to offset the additional direct expenditures incurred by the county recording officer and the county treasurer for the implementation of their responsibilities under P.L.2004, c.55 (C.54A:8-8 et seq.);

"County recording officer" means the register of deeds and mortgages in counties having such an officer and the county clerk in the other counties;

"Date of sale or transfer" means the date the deed affecting the conveyance is delivered by the seller or transferor to the transferee;

"Gain" on the sale or transfer of real property means the amount determined pursuant to section 1001 of the federal Internal Revenue Code of 1986, 26 U.S.C. s.1001, as that section applies to the sale or transfer of real property;

"Nonresident taxpayer" means:

a. an individual who qualifies as a nonresident taxpayer as defined in subsection (n) of N.J.S.54A:1-2, and an estate or trust that qualifies as a nonresident estate or trust as defined in subsection (p) of N.J.S.54A:1-2; or

b. An individual who is not domiciled in New Jersey but who may be considered a resident of New Jersey for tax purposes under paragraph (2) of subsection m. of N.J.S.54A:1-2 at the end of a taxable year, by virtue of maintaining a permanent place of abode in New Jersey for substantially all of the taxable year and by spending in aggregate more than 183 days of the taxable year in New Jersey, unless the individual has already qualified as a resident on the date of sale or transfer of real property;

"Sale or transfer of real property" means the change of ownership of a fee simple interest in real property by any method; and

"Seller or transferor" means the individual, estate or trust making the sale or transfer of a fee simple interest in real property.


This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:57.

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